With summer in full swing, graduation days are just around the corner so now is the time to get booking celebratory lunches and dinners.

With this in mind, we take a look at the best graduation meal deals available to book now in Glasgow.

Butchershop Bar & Grill

(1055 Sauchiehall Street, G3 7UD)

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At the Butchershop Bar & Grill you’ll really feel like a cut above the rest with a graduation dinner for meat lovers.

For just £35 per person, graduates and their party can choose from a three course menu, after a glass of fizz on arrival.

By working closely with fourth generation butchers, the restaurant has a great selection of cuts both on and off the bone to suit everyone’s palate. For the main, the restaurant’s infamous prime cuts of Borders beef are on offer for a supplementary charge, along with vegetarian and pescatarian options.

To finish, diners can choose from a moreish sticky toffee pudding or raspberry cheesecake.

Mr Singh’s India

(149 Elderslie St, G3 7JR)

One of Glasgow’s favourite Indian restaurant’s, Mr Singh’s Indian serves traditional Indian cuisine with a Scottish twist.

This year graduates and their family can take advantage of the celebration menu and for £19.95, tuck into two courses and a complimentary ice cream cake plus the team will be on hand to take a celebratory picture for you to remember your special day.

The Bothy

(11 Ruthven Lane G12 9BG)

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Hidden behind bustling Byres Road, The Bothy is one of the best places to visit for contemporary Scottish food and a perfect spot for a family graduation meal.

A specially created three course menu of seasonal and local delights will set you back only £32.95 per person.

29 – The Grill At The Square

(29 Royal Exchange Square, G1 3AJ)

29 Private Members Club is home to a Grill restaurant and a wonderful roof terrace, ideal for some al fresco cocktails.

This summer, graduates can book three courses from their special graduation menu, which includes a glass of prosecco for £37.50 per person.

Located on Royal Exchange Square, the restaurant serves up selected Scottish steaks and traditional dishes.

The Spanish Butcher

(80 Miller Street, G1 1DT)

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Known for its cool, Manhattan loft style interiors and Galician meat, this is the perfect location if you’re looking to celebrate with a Mediterranean twist.

For just £35 per person, you can enjoy The Spanish Butcher’s signature Spanish and Mediterranean flavours, using only the finest ingredients – including pea velouté, confit pork belly, charcoal grilled Abanico Iberico, iced strawberry parfait and chocolate cremeaux. To help you toast to your success, the restaurant’s fine selection of Spanish Cava and champagne will also be on offer.

Located in the heart of Glasgow’s Merchant City, The Spanish Butcher is the perfect spot for City Centre graduates in search of a special dining experience.

Red Sky Bar within Radisson RED

(25 Finnieston Quay, Tunnel St, G3 8HL)

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Nothing says celebration like cake and fizz, so why not treat yourself to both with the Radisson Red Sky Bar graduation deal?

Guests can tuck into an afternoon tea and prosecco for two for just £30.

The Sky Bar is Glasgow’s first hotel roof bar and offers wonderful views of the Clyde, Finnieston Crane, SECC and Hydro.

The Sisters Kelvingrove

(36 Kelvingrove St, G3 7RZ)

Ideally placed for Glasgow Uni, The Three sister is right next to Kelvingrove Park and offers a cosy space for graduation celebrations.

With a range of a la carte and set menus, The Sisters focuses on quality Scottish produce and this year their graduation deal is three courses for £25.00 and two courses for £20.00.

Look out for dishes such as: Poached smoked haddock and caramelised onion tart and grilled sea bass served with lemon and herb risotto, pesto and toasted pine nuts.

So L.A.

(43 Mitchell Street, G1 3LA)

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So L.A. chefs have devised a graduation experience graduates to celebrate with friends as well as family. Inspired by the soul, energy and flavours of California, the menu will appeal to meat lovers, vegetarians and vegans alike.

For just £35 per person, diners can expect bold flavour combinations that celebrate the eclectic cultures and cuisines known for influencing the Californian dining scene; with signature dishes including Tom Yum mussels, chicory, tofu and orange roasted carrots, chateaubriand, soft serve sundae and kaffir lime Crème brûlée.

To help you toast  your success, there are a number of cocktails on the menu and the Tequila Map and California wine cellar selection will make your graduation a celebration to remember.

La Rotunda

(28 Tunnel St, G3 8HL)

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This B listed North Rotunda building on the riverside is now home to a contemporary, authentic Italian restaurant – La Rotunda Casa Italiana.

Perfectly positioned close to the SECC and Hydro, their graduation meal deal includes three courses from the set menu and a glass of prosecco.

Ubiquitous Chip

(12 Ashton Lane, G12 8SJ)

This Glasgow institution specialises in classic Scottish ingredients with a modern twist.

Tuck into a three course graduation dinner in the main restaurant for £40 for three courses or the brasserie for £32.95 per person, and choose from dishes such as: Aberdeen Angus sirloin steak; ‘Chieftain 1971’ – the Chip’s own haggis served with champit tatties and neep cream and Caramel tart with coffee mascarpone and sherry syrup.

Porter & Rye

(1131 Argyle St, G3 8ND)

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Steak and Champagne are always a winning combination, which is why meat lovers should check out Porter & Rye’s graduation meal deal – available from 17 June until 11 July.

For £50 per person, diners can enjoy a three course meal, which includes locally sourced dry-aged sirloin served with peppercorn and brandy sauce, and Parmesan and truffle fries, and a glass of Champagne.

One of Glasgow’s top steak restaurants, Porter & Rye also has an extensive cocktail list for when the celebrations go on past diner.

Hutcheson’s City Grill

(158 Ingram Street, G1 1EJ)

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After years of hard work, celebrate in style for your graduation day in the decadent Hutcheson City Grill, located in the Merchant City.

Enjoy a delicious three-course dinner made with seasonal produce in the beautiful surroundings of the City Grill. Afterwards, graduates and their party will be invited to head downstairs to the restaurant’s 158 Club Lounge with its rich decor and soulful jazz music to keep the champagne flowing and the celebrations in full swing.

At just £35 per person, the menu includes tequila and lime cured salmon and confit duck and herb to start, followed by a selection of steak, pan seared cod and gnocci verde. To finish, diners can choose from crème brûlée, chocolate and orange cheesecake and Eton Mess.

The champagne and cocktail list really take centre stage here with a bespoke selection of some of the most prestigious houses in the world next to the team’s in-house creations.

Rogano

(11 Exchange Place, G1 3AN)

Start your celebrations with a glass of Joseph Perrier Champagne and a slap up meal for £32.50 per person at Glasgow’s famous Rogano restaurant.

The art-deco eatery dates back to the 1930s and this year’s graduation menu includes: Cured Loch Fyne Salmon served with pickled cucumber, golden raisins and tandoori yoghurt; Pan roasted North Sea Hake with almonds, prawns, capers and lemon beurre noisette and Salted caramel fondant served with vanilla ice cream and fudge sauce.

About The Author

Rosalind Erskine

Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind writes for The Scotsman on all things food and drink related.

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